22 days in Croatia Itinerary

22 days in Croatia Itinerary

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22 days in Croatia Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Rovinj
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Plitvice Lakes National Park
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 45​min
3
Zadar
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  4​h 45​min
4
Korcula Town, Korcula Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Dubrovnik
— 3 nights
ferry:  3​h 45​min
6
Hvar, Hvar Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Split
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Bol, Brac Island
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Zagreb
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Montreal

1
night
Rovinj

Rovinj ©
Istria's most popular coastal city, Rovinj blends a traditional fishing port with a modern seaside getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): stop by Break Time, take a stroll through Old Town, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St. Euphemia, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Port of Rovinj. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, explore the ancient world of Amphitheatre de Pula, contemplate the long history of Porec Old Town, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Euphrasius Basilica, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Eufrazijeva Street.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Rovinj tour itinerary planner.

Montreal, Canada to Rovinj is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Time is 6 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Rovinj can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Things to do in Rovinj

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Porec, Chiavalon Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Amphitheatre de Pula
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Amphitheatre de Pula ©
Amphitheatre de Pula
Old Town ©
Old Town

1
night
Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park, a World Heritage Site, showcases 16 crystalline lakes connected by waterfalls.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the activities along Gavanovac Lake, take in the dramatic scenery at Ciginovac Lake, then explore the striking landscape of Plitvice Lakes National Park, then admire the sheer force of Milanovacki Slap, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Pevalekovi Slapovi.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Plitvice Lakes National Park tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Rovinj to Plitvice Lakes National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Zadar.

Things to do in Plitvice Lakes National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Plitvice Lakes National Park ©
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Gavanovac Lake ©
Gavanovac Lake
Pevalekovi Slapovi ©
Pevalekovi Slapovi

1
night
Zadar

Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Zadar preserves a medieval old town that is entirely contained on a peninsula.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, make a trip to Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje), then contemplate the long history of Church of St. Donat, and finally make a trip to The Forum.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Zadar online trip maker .

Traveling by bus from Plitvice Lakes National Park to Zadar takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Zadar, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Korcula Town.

Things to do in Zadar

Tours Transportation Outdoors
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Speed Boats Tours
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje) ©
Sea Organ (Morske Orgulje)
Church of St. Donat ©
Church of St. Donat

3
nights
Korcula Town, Korcula Island

Korcula Town ©
Korcula Town perches on the edge of the island's eastern coastline.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Korcula Town: Proizd Island (in Vela Luka), Ethno Museum Barilo (in Blato) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Orebic). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Korcula Old City, admire the landmark architecture of Revelin Tower, cast your line with a fishing tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at Sveti Mihovil.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Korcula Town trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and ferry from Zadar to Korcula Town in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Zadar in May, Korcula Town is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dubrovnik.

Things to do in Korcula Town

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Ethno Museum Barilo, Proizd Island, Freestyle, Korcula Old City, Waterskiing & Jetskiing
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Freestyle ©
Freestyle
Korcula Old City ©
Korcula Old City
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
nights
Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik ©
Along the Dalmation Coast, the city of Dubrovnik has become famous for its pedestrian-only Old Town surrounded by fortress walls, and its historical heft has earned it World Heritage Site status.
Dubrovnik is known for historic sites, nature, museums, nightlife, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: wander the streets of Old Town, step off the mainland to explore Island of Lokrum, get to know the fascinating history of Dubrovnik City Walls, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dubrovnik trip planner .

Getting from Korcula Town to Dubrovnik by car takes about 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Dubrovnik can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Hvar.

Things to do in Dubrovnik

Tours Neighborhoods Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Dubrovnik City Walls ©
Dubrovnik City Walls
Island of Lokrum ©
Island of Lokrum

3
nights
Hvar, Hvar Island

Hvar ©
The Croatian island of Hvar serves as a picturesque location for a Mediterranean holiday, with a range of offerings from quiet coves to a lively medieval town.
Hvar is known for nightlife, nature, adventure, beaches, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Spanjola, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Stephen's Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Franciscan Monastery, and kick back and relax at Dubovica.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hvar trip maker tool .

Ride a ferry from Dubrovnik to Hvar in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Split.

Things to do in Hvar

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pakleni Otoci ©
Pakleni Otoci
Spanjola ©
Spanjola
Franciscan Monastery ©
Franciscan Monastery

3
nights
Split

Split ©
Experience an authentic Adriatic lifestyle in Split, the largest city along the sea's coast.
Split is known for historic sites, adventure, parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Diocletian's Palace, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Of St. Roch, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Split online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Hvar to Split takes 1.5 hours. May in Split sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bol.

Things to do in Split

Tours Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trips

Gaspina mlinica, Church Of St. Roch
Highlights from your plan
Diocletian's Palace ©
Diocletian's Palace
Cathedral of Saint Domnius ©
Cathedral of Saint Domnius
River Rafting & Tubing

3
nights
Bol, Brac Island

Bol ©
An hour boat ride from Split on the island of Brac, Bol boasts a charming old town, pebble beach, and great windsurfing conditions. Historical charm abounds here in the form of stone houses, narrow pedestrian streets, and historical attractions marked with panels.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bol: Kastil Gospodnetic Dol (in Postira), Jaksic Galerija (in Donji Humac) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Supetar). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn), take in the awesome beauty at Vidova Gora, get to know the fascinating history of Golden horn from above, and head outdoors with Zoo Station Bol.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Bol trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Split to Bol in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Zagreb.

Things to do in Bol

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Murvica Beach, Wine Tours & Tastings, Jaksic Galerija, Kastil Gospodnetic Dol
Highlights from your plan
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn) ©
Zlatni Rat Beach (Golden Horn)
Murvica Beach ©
Murvica Beach
Vidova Gora ©
Vidova Gora

2
nights
Zagreb

Zagreb boasts a combination of Austro-Hungarian and Socialist architecture, but it is beloved for its outdoor cafe culture.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mark's Church (Crkva sv. Marka), then examine the collection at Museum of Broken Relationships, and finally take in the local highlights with Walking tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Assumption, then make a trip to Tkalciceva, and then get to know the fascinating history of Upper Town (Gornji Grad).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zagreb online itinerary builder .

Fly from Bol to Zagreb in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Bol in May, plan for little chillier nights in Zagreb, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Zagreb

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Museum of Broken Relationships ©
Museum of Broken Relationships
Walking tours

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